ܥܠܬܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܠ-ܠ ‎(ʿ-l-l). The sense of "disease" is a calque of Arabic عِلَّة ‎(ʿilla(t)). Compare also Hebrew עִלָּה ‎(ʿillâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕɛll(ə)θɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [ʕɛl(lə)le(ʔ)], [ʕɛl(lə)lɑθɑ(ʔ)] (plural)

Noun[edit]

ܥܠܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܥܠܠܬܐ or ܥܠܬܐ or ܥܠܠܐ)

  1. cause, reason, motive, pretext, pretense
  2. occasion, opportunity
  3. necessity
  4. means
  5. sin, crime, fault
  6. proof, evidence, accusation, argument, complaint
  7. subject, topic (e.g. of a book)
  8. introduction, heading
  9. thing, object, article, affair
  10. (in the plural) receptacles
  11. (grammar) root (noun of a derived adjective)
  12. (pathology) sickness, illness, disease
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root ܥ-ܠ-ܐ ‎(ʿ-l-ʾ) related to raising up. Compare Hebrew עוֹלָה ‎(ʿôlâ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʕ(ə)lɑθɑ(ʔ)]

Noun[edit]

ܥܠܬܐ ‎(transliteration neededf ‎(plural ܥܠܘܬܐ)

  1. offering, sacrifice, holocaust, oblation
  2. high place, altar
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • (lh”, in The Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon Project, Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College, 1986–
  • Costaz, Louis (2002) Dictionnaire syriaque-français : Syriac–English Dictionary, 3rd edition, Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, p. 252a
  • Payne Smith, Jessie (1903) A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of R. Payne Smith, D.D., Oxford: Clarendon Press, p. 416a
  • Sokoloff, Michael (2009) A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, Winona Lake, Indiana; Piscataway, New Jersey: Eisenbrauns; Gorgias Press, pp. 1106b-1107a